This is an analysis of the poem Elegy For Poe With The Music Of A Carnival Inside It that begins with:

There is this sunny place where I imagine him.
A park on a hill whose grass wants to turn...

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  • Rhyme scheme: abcdcefbbacghcijXdfXXklkbeXkjmgXeanjnbkcaie cbcoofdeefcXiXbcdddigbdedgkmdklhcdk
  • Stanza lengths (in strings): 43,35,
  • Closest metre: iambic pentameter
  • –°losest rhyme: enclosed rhyme
  • –°losest stanza type: tercets
  • Guessed form: blank verse
  • Metre: 100101110101 0110111101 0011110010 10101100101 1101010111 011010100011 1110001101 01010100101 1101010101 11010101011 10100101111 1110011111 01110100101010 010111101101 010111101111 11001001010101 01111101001011 11011001101101 11010010111011 01010010011010 1010101100101 111111111010 10101101000010 1010101100110 11100110110 0111010101 01110011101 111101011010 011101011001 110101111101 01111110111 0101010110101 1101000101 11101011101 11101111111 0100111010101 0010111111 11001011011 110101010 11001100011 1110100110 11010101100010 10100100101100 010011111 01110110101 0010110111 1101001111010 0010001010101 1101011101 0110101101 11010101010 0010110111 1011011101 010100010101 1101100101000 0010101011111 11010110000 110101101010 11101010101 01110101011 1011010001 01001110011 1111010101110 10101001011 0111010001 01010111011 1101100011 10101010101 01111101101 10000101100100 1010101011101 1111010100100 110101000110 10111001010 00101011001010 011010011 0111011011 1010101001010
  • Amount of stanzas: 3
  • Average number of symbols per stanza: 1227
  • Average number of words per stanza: 228
  • Amount of lines: 79
  • Average number of symbols per line: 46 (strings are more long than medium ones)
  • Average number of words per line: 9
  • Mood of the speaker:

    The punctuation marks are various. Neither mark predominates.

  • The author used lexical repetitions to emphasize a significant image; half, if, they, as, they're, city, had, and, of are repeated.

    The poet used anaphora at the beginnings of some neighboring lines. The same words if, not, and, the are repeated.

    There is a poetic device epiphora at the end of some neighboring lines glass is repeated).

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